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Click here to see it bigger!They’re dead—again—and now roaming the United States.

Okay, we’re not talking zombies here. Following the release of their brand new disc Dead Again, doom/goth metal legends Type O Negative are now touring the U.S. in support of their first album of new material since Life is Killing Me was released in 2003.

“(The set list) is going to be a mix of everything we do,” said Type O Negative keyboardist and album producer Josh Silver in an interview with Dread Central. “There’s going to be hardcore, there will be some dirge songs, and some melodic stuff. That’s what Type O is; an eclectic mess.”

Among the “eclectic mess” will be such well known goth-rock numbers as “Black No. 1” and “Christian Woman,” both of which come from the band’s multi-platinum selling album, Bloody Kisses. The quartet, which also consists of frontman and bassist Peter Steele, guitarist Kenny Hickey and drummer Johnny Kelly, will also be playing a half hour of new material from the impressive Dead Again disc. Among these tracks will be “Halloween in Heaven”, a salute to such deceased rockers as Jimi Hendrix, Randy Rhoads, George Harrison, John Lennon and John Bonham, just to name a few (the song in fact was written in memory of their good friend “Dimebag” Darrell of Pantera fame).

Stay tuned to Dread Central for the full interview with Silver. In the meantime, you can click here to get Dead Again through Evilshop, and see them live with opening acts Celtic Frost and Brand New Sin.

Here are the remaining U.S. tour dates:

  • Apr 16 The Great Salt Air, Magna, Utah
  • Apr 18 Slims, San Francisco, California
  • Apr 19 House of Blues, Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Apr 20 Avalon, Los Angeles, California
  • Apr 21 Majestic Ventura Theatre, Ventura, California
  • Apr 22 House of Blues, Anaheim, California
  • Apr 23 Marquee Theater, Tempe, Arizona
  • Apr 25 Palladium Ballroom, Dallas, Texas
  • Apr 26 The Pavilion, Corpus Christi, Texas
  • Apr 27 Meridian, Houston, Texas
  • Apr 28 White Rabbit, San Antonio, Texas
  • Apr 30 Hard Rock Live, Orlando, Florida
  • May 1 Revolution, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
  • May 2 Janus Landing, St. Petersburg, Florida
  • May 4 Masquerade, Atlanta, Georgia
  • May 5 Tremont Music Hall, Charlotte, North Carolina
  • May 6 Sonor, Baltimore, Maryland
  • May 7 Irving Plaza, New York, New York
  • May 8 Irving Plaza, New York, New York
  • For more information on Type O Negative, visit their official site or their MySpace page!

    Dave Manack

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